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Bengal Spice

) #4,084 of 18,151 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, , Vegan Options
604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
+44 20 7561 1107
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“curry” (9 reviews)
“chapel market” (13 reviews)
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Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
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Reviews (58)
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating at this restaurant was really a wonderful experience all round. There's a nice atmosphere, the owner Ali was really friendly and helpful and you could absolutely tell how passionate he is about his food, and boy could you taste it as well. I'm a...More

Thank ProGenji
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is honestly the best curry I've tasted outside of India. Each dish is so different, with fresh ingredients and incredible flavours. I consider myself very lucky to live just around the corner, so have eaten here 10+ times now, and am yet to be...More

1  Thank betsdog
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Ali is doing the same great cooking here that he did at Spices on Chapel Market before he moved. Every dish delivers just a little bit more than the equivalent elsewhere and you will never be let down if you let Ali choose something for...More

3  Thank SamAndCrakes
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Seriously some of the best curry in London. New owner Ali is super friendly and is great at recommending dishes based on what you like and how spicy you want. I highly recommend everything they serve. It's one of our favourite restaurants!

4  Thank Ctsang2
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you ever visited Ali's old restaurant (Spices in Islington's Chapel Market) you will know what to expect. The food is some the best Indian food you will find in London - and if you don't like a particular dish Ali will adjust it to...More

5  Thank busman77
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were regular customers at Spice on Chapel Market so were very sad to see the place move, however after visiting the new location on Holloway Road we were extremely happy to see that the place had kept its charm and quality...More

3  Thank Molly H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is the one of the best Indian restaurants I've ever been to in London. The owner Ali is such a joy and cares so much about the quality of the food and the experience. Don't be fooled by the relaxed and casual atmosphere, a...More

3  Thank Kiukiuni
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went to Bengal Spice based on its good reviews and it was excellent food and service. We had poppodoms and pickles tray to strart which were really tasty and crispy followed by main courses. Chicken korma, tandoori chicken and I let the manager select my...More

2  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my family and group of 12 people went to bengal spice we got there at 1845 and we're welcomed by Ali. My family and I ordered our food and we were surprised it came in a reasonable time because there was a lot...More

2  Thank bob_dylan215
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've come here a couple of times on a friend's recommendation for a good BYOB Indian, and have loved it each time. The food is impeccable, the atmosphere warm and hospitable. Really one of my favourite places to eat in North London.

2  Thank James V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7561 1107
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What you get at Bengal Spice is simple: exceptional food, really great prices and service that is second to none. All of the food is cooked from fresh, so arrival time of the food will increase accordingly but definitely worth the wait! When the food arrives, you are never disappointed. One of the reasons why the restaurant is still here today is because the customers love the food. This is simply because everything they use is of high quality and freshly made. So you can actually taste the difference in aroma and texture, it will definitely put a spark in your taste buds; just exactly how it should be made. The restaurant’s chefs specialize in high quality Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. To make your dining experience even more affordable, Bengal Spice operates a BRING YOUR OWN Drink policy AND THERE IS NO CORKAGE CHARGED. You are very welcome to bring your own wine or beer and have it with your meal, excluding soft drinks.
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